Our Application Process

Ready to apply to Glenelg Country School?


We’re happy to have your interest and the opportunity to educate and inspire your child. The various steps of our application process are designed to help insure that your child will transition successfully into our school. Our application deadline for the 2023–2024 academic year is January 15, 2023 for priority consideration. Should space remain available in any grade, we will continue with rolling admissions until a class is full. If you need any assistance along the way, please contact us.

  • Complete Inquiry Form

    We will email you login instructions to a secure parent portal within our website. Each parent or guardian noted on the inquiry form with an email address will receive these instructions and have access to your child’s admission page.

  • Discover More

    Although not required, families may wish to attend a Discovery Day or take a personal tour prior to submitting an application. For students applying to grades 6–11, we invite you to schedule a Meet & Greet session this fall.

  • Submit Application

    Submit an application by logging into myGCS. An application fee of $75 is required.

  • Schedule Assessment and Testing

    Assessing students during the admission process helps us determine how we can support your child’s growth and development. Our programs are designed to meet your child where they are to help them excel academically and socially.

  • Request Student Records

    You must request that your child’s records be sent to GCS. Download, sign, and submit the School Record Request form found in myGCS to your child’s current school. The school is asked to email records directly to us.

  • Request Teacher Recommendations

    Specific recommendations requirements can be found in myGCS. Requests can be made within myGCS by providing the teacher or administrator’s name and email. Recommendation forms are strictly confidential and are not shared with the parents.

  • Submit Questionnaires

    Parent and student questionnaires are found in myGCS and are specifically selected based upon the grade to which you are applying. Forms may be emailed, faxed, mailed, or hand-delivered to the Admission Office.

  • Submit Agreement

    Download and print the Electronic Signature Agreement found in myGCS. For enrollment purposes, both parent signatures are required. If only one parent has legal custody, that one parent’s signature is sufficient with supporting documentation.


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Student Assessments


All potential students must complete an assessment as described below: